Lowell Corporation (West Boylston, MA) has added four new lightweight aluminum models to its line of strap wrenches. Designed for use in industrial, construction, water, and high line utility work as well in home applications, the tools make it possible to turn any shape without scratching, denting, or crushing.
Industrial and construction uses include loosening and tightening oddly-shaped and/or frozen fittings, machine and vehicle oil filters, small handwheels, PVC pipe, knurled fasteners and knobs, and turned shafts. Around the home, the tools are ideal for plumbing repairs and to loosen vehicle oil filters, jar lids, and miscellaneous knobs and odd-shaped handles.
Specs for the four new wrenches include handle lengths that range from 6 in to 24 in. Strap lengths range from 17 in to 54 in and custom lengths are available. Capacities range from 2 in to 12 in, torque limits range from 20 ft-lb to 330 ft-lb and weights range from 1/ 8 lb to 2-5/ 8 lb.
Lowell also offers two other lines of strap wrenches: the Simplex Standard and the heavy duty Warnock. All wrenches are guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from date of delivery.
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